Myths and Legends

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Jason Weiser tells stories from myths, legends, and folklore that have shaped cultures throughout history. Some, like the stories of Aladdin, King Arthur, and Hercules are stories you think you know, but with surprising origins. Others are stories you might not have heard, but really should. All the stories are sourced from world folklore, but retold for modern ears. These are stories of wizards, knights, Vikings, dragons, princesses, and kings from the time when the world beyond the map was a dangerous and wonderful place.

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187-Greek Myths: The End to All Our Pain

June 24th, 2020

Agamemnon is coming home from the Trojan War. He has no idea what's waiting for him. There are over fifty bonus episodes on the Myths and Legends bonus… Go to Episode

186-Grimm: Don't Be Weird

June 17th, 2020

A story from the Grimm brothers about three down-on-their-luck soldiers who get everything they could ever dream of and then do their absolutely best… Go to Episode

185-Queen of Serpents: With This Hiss I Thee Wed

June 10th, 2020

The story of Egl? the Queen of Serpents, from Lithuanian folklore, about a young woman who is faced with an impossible choice: witness the destruction… Go to Episode

184-Robin Hood: Check, Please!

June 3rd, 2020

We return to the Robin Hood stories with a (mostly) standalone episode. Robin Hood and his merry men are throwing a dinner party! With food and wine!… Go to Episode